What claim do verbatim shows like Little Revolution at the Almeida have on truth?
Look out for Edinburgh transfers and the beginning of theatres' autumn seasons, as well as a range of touring work
Elsewhere Alecky Blythe's new verbatim drama opens at the Almeida and it's your last chance to catch Medea starring Helen McCrory
London Road, brought by the students of Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, is completely unmissable, an exceptional night of intelligent, thrilling music theatre.
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of leading theatre publisher Nick Hern Books, we're running a daily extract from its popular book My First Play every day this week. Our second subject is verbatim specialist Alecky Blythe, whose credits include London Road and The Girlfriend Experience.